"Tita" Bakas received 1995 Who's Who of American
Women for her work in the healing professions. As a physical
therapist for 25 years and a holistic counselor for preventative
health, she has assisted many adults with their childhood
A published poet, "Unborn" in A Break in the
Clouds, 1992, she has also published short stories and
feature articles: "Turtle Tracks in No Grown-ups Allowed,
1995, and "Burley But Not Bored" in NC Lawyer,
Nov. 1995. Currently she is writing children's songs and literature.
Tita is a member of the Society of Child Book Writers and
Illustrators, the Writer's Group of the Triad, NC Storytelling
Guild and ia a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature
and the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth
University with writing classes at UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-Greensboro.
"Miss Tita" is also a children's storyteller, singer,
arts and creativity instructor. "I want to give fun,
unconditioinal love, and excited learning to children through
my books, songs, performances, and classes." As an
ordained minister, "my mission is to promote love
and understanding to children throughout the world."
Tita seeks to validate or honor the child or authentic essence
in all of us. "Creativity, joy, and growth are innately
natural in children. My style of art attempts to uplift, educate,
and empower children through their own natural process."
reads from her book,
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Black-eyed SUSAN to a class of children.
"Tita" Bakas is Regional Workshop Coordinator for
(Nashville Songwriters Association International.
Tita is also a member of the WGOT
(Writer's Group of the Triad)
Children's Writers subgroup and former President of WGOT.
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